Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat
The initiative ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ was announced by Hon'ble Prime Minister on 31st October, 2015 on the occasion of the 140th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Through this innovative measure, the knowledge of the culture, traditions and practices of different states & UTs will lead to an enhanced understanding and bonding between the states, thereby strengthening the unity and integrity of India.
the Unity in Diversity of our Nation and to maintain and strengthen the fabric of traditionally existing emotional bonds between the people of our Country.
the spirit of national integration through a deep and structured engagement between all Indian States and Union Territories through a year-long planned engagement between States.
the rich heritage and culture, customs and traditions of either State for enabling people to understand and appreciate the diversity that is India, thus fostering a sense of common identity.
an environment which promotes learning between States by sharing best practices and experiences.
Ministry of Education, Government of India in collaboration with MyGov has developed a mobile app ‘Bhasha Sangam’ under the Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav, through Indian Language Learning App Innovation Challenge. The app aims to give users familiarity with a wide range of Indian languages. It aims to foster the spirit of Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat by enabling people across India to learn different languages of different states of India and come closer to their culture.
The app has 100+ sentences of everyday use in 22 official Indian languages. Sentences have been designed on different themes that allow people to learn basic conversation in any official language of India. These themes are varied from greetings to travel and shopping with basic questions and their answers in a simple way. After every question, user is tested to have learnt the sentence by way of MCQs as well as voice enabled testing.
Once a user has learnt all the modules, he is tested based on all 100+ sentences and on passing the test, a certificate is issued. Bhasha Sangam is helpful for travelers, students, working professionals or simply language enthusiasts studying or working in different regions of India as it enables to learn the sentences used in daily routine in different Indian languages. Bhasha Sangam enables all to share the spirit of Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat and celebrate the linguistic diversity of our country.
The app is available on both Android and iOS platforms:
Indian Railways connects communities across India through its network
Indian Railways keeps up with the spirit of #EkBharatShreshthaBharat